The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
by Matt Furie
Published by McSweeney's
54p, full color, hardcover, 10.25"x6.25"
Where's Matt Furie been lately? Apparently he's been squirreled up drawing a truly stunning and mind-bending wordless children's book for McSweeney's, and I couldn't be more excited about the fruits of his labors. Night Riders is truly awesome - cool animal-monsters staying up all night on a journey through a glowing nocturnal world, rendered in some ultralush colored pencil jewel hues. I love the chillpill laffs of Boy's Club aplenty - however this is a different trip altogether: magic and riches with perfect delivery. A great kid's book, and a great graphic novel to boot. -EF